Position OverviewEducate! , an award winning non profit social enterprise is seeking a highly motivated, action-biased, self-driven and proactive Program Officer to join the growing Out-of-School Kenya team and support the Skill Up Program in Homabay The right person for this opportunity should be based in Homabay, is proficient in coordinating with experience in project management and is passionate about our mission of creating leaders and entrepreneurs in Africa, and is committed to being part of a high performing team!About Educate! What if there was a way to measurably change the trajectory of the lives of youth across Africa? Since its launch in , Educate! has worked to do just this, delivering outsized impacts at scale and at disproportionately low cost, through a product-led approach to youth development. As a disruptive, not-for-profit, social enterprise, our team leverages an obsession with evidence and entrepreneurial drive to tackle one our planet's greatest challenges - unlocking the potential of its youngest continent. Educate!’s core model combines training in key skills with access to practical experience starting a business and mentorship, a formula that has been validated by several independent evaluations. This model is distributed through products targeting two lead channels. First, Educate! works with governments to help reform education systems at scale through policy change, teacher behavior change and tech-enabled products targeting systems-level sustainability, while also working directly with select schools. Second, Educate! builds employment-focused bootcamps and business support services targeting out-of-school youth left out of the education system. To date, more than , youth have been meaningfully impacted by this model across Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya and along the way Educate! has become the largest youth skills provider in East Africa.Educate! is a team of over largely African staff and volunteer youth mentors. We prioritize building an engaging, fulfilling and growth oriented work environment. 50% of our top 30 leaders have been with us for over 5 years, 10+ alumni have started other organizations and 5 current or former team members were Acumen Fund East Africa fellows. We have been backed by top foundations and product leaders such as Imaginable Futures, Big Bang Philanthropy, Echoing Green, the 1st Google Employee’s foundation, the head of Google Search and Rippleworks Foundation. Educate! won a Klaus J. Jacobs Prize and a WISE Award, and has been highlighted by Bill Gates, in the World Bank’s S4YE's Impact Portfolio, an Al Jazeera documentary, BBC, and The Brookings Institution as one of 14 case studies in their global scaling education learning initiative. Educate! was also selected by the UN’s Generation Unlimited as 1 of 20 innovative youth solutions and by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as a Goalkeepers Accelerator. Educate!'s long-term vision is to design solutions that measurably impact millions of youth across Africa each year. We grew 20x in the 6 years before COVID, and over the next 3 years plan to grow 3-5x towards this visionPerformance Objectives1. Partner Communication Government stakeholders at County Level i.e County Chiefs, County Vet, Youth/ Uwezo fund representatives. 2. Supporting Skill-Up Program Managing Trainers in the field Field Visits with youth in County Linking youth to Suppliers/ Value chains Support Training of Trainers Support local youth recruitment activities Support Field Experiments Exercises 3. Monitoring and Evaluation Verifying reported data Monitoring Training sessions Preparing and Submitting weekly and Monthly reports Weekly meetings with Trainers 4. Recruitment Support Support in Out of School Youth identification and recruitment efforts 5. Training Oversight of Boot Camp trainings and support the Trainers Qualifications 3 years Experience in field work/ program management Must live in Homabay Ability to manage staffApt in report writingPartnership management experienceExperience in trainingFits our Five Cultural Tenets (see What is Educate! About? below); Learn more by looking at Educate!’s culture deck here Terms Located in Homabay, Kenya with frequent travel within the country. What Is Educate! About?We’re ambitious. Are you? Educate! is growing fast, so new opportunities are opening up and expanding all the time. We’re inspired by people with drive, and we love to help them reach their full potential. We expect everyone at Educate! to contribute above and beyond their job description, grow their skills, and advance their careers, and we are committed to supporting our staff members on that journey. We Put Youth First - The youth we serve come first. Always. In everything. That means we wake up thinking of ways we can serve youth even better and get the highest impact out of every dollar that we spend. It means Educate! doesn’t own a single vehicle, because we’d rather take the bus if it means one more student can participate. It means making every decision as the future depends on it — because if we get our way, it does.We Are Always Learning - When you work at Educate!, educating yourself is part of your job too. We encourage every employee to find the best book on management; share the latest article on graphic design; bring in your favorite college mentor, or meet the researcher pushing the edge of the field. We are always thirsty for knowledge and love to share.We Only Solve a Problem Once - We are allergic to band-aids so we love the person who brings the new system to solve the problem for good, even problems we haven’t recognized yet.We Are Flexible - We thrive on change — we’re driving it. We are growing every day, so we have to adapt quickly to meet new challenges, and our team keeps up.We Exceed Expectations - We assume we can achieve the impossible because we already have, year after year. We want our staff to create your own challenges, ask the toughest questions, and dream scary big! Every person at Educate! — from interns to the executive director — is evaluated by how they live up to these five cultural tenets. They are at the core of how we achieve our mission and why we work as well as we do.Educate is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In creating this environment, we encourage people from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences to join our diverse team.
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